Sunday, July 13, 2008

Greece and the Acropolis

Greetings yawl! We are on our way after visiting the Acropolis. Which I will fill you in on right now. The Acropolis holds many Greek mythology artifacts and archeology sites as well as all the temples for the different gods. It also has the Parthenon which was dedicated to the Greek Goddess Athena. The Parthenon was sort of a disappointment because it was covered with pipes so they could rebuild it. It wasn't what it looked like 50 years ago. The large museum of Acropolis unfortunately was
closed right now since they are moving it to a new building but in a small one we saw many cool artifacts. There was a very impressive marble slab that was used to tell which people were going to have to serve jury duty in trials around 400 B.C. There was a display of all the different coins from different ages that they used even 1000 years B.C. There were very neat artifacts such as dolls made out of clay, jewelry and an almighty petrified pine cone, grape and nuts. As we walked around we came
to a fence, where inside people were excavating still. They were digging up dirt and one person found pottery while we were there. It would have been fun to do it myself, but we were hungry. Right now we are going the the Corinth Canal. Bye bye for now,

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